Data Center Engineer - (Doral, FL)

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Data Center Engineer - (Doral, FL)

  • Coral Gables, Florida, United States
  • Full_time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

We are looking for a Data Center Engineer with 1-3 years of experience. As a Data Center Engineer you will be well rounded in the practice of implementing, maintaining, and leading improvement projects on a wide range of workloads. You enrich teams with your ability to work on the their current needs, planning upgrades, implementing configuration changes, extending/replacing engineering systems and assisting in architecture. You will work with the Engineering Infrastructure Managers planning projects, efficiency improvements, constraint management and pursuing business objectives.

As a Data Center Engineer, you will work with corporate partners and Engineering Lab Technicians, to manage the local infrastructure and services, resolve issues, and support users. You will help implement, maintain, upgrade, extend, monitor, and manage local engineering services including (but not limited to) infrastructure, file, application, and backup servers. You will support and help keep critical local engineering systems available to an agreed schedule, deploy and maintain lab equipment and implement/administer lab management facilities including remote access and power control and while coordinating the use of shared resources including lab space and power.

** This position will need to work 4 days out of the Doral, Florida Office/Data Center

Basic Qualifications

  • A broad, up to date, knowledge of general IT technologies.

  • Basic experience with several Linux distros (Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat, etc) and Windows

  • Basic knowledge of Ethernet local area networking including VLANs

  • Basic knowledge of IP routing

  • Experience of using Network filers (NetApp, EqualLogic; iSCSI and NFS)

  • Desire to improve existing, and designing new, tools to improve our ever-growing engineering environment.

  • Awareness of datacenter operations and security standards  

  • Experience with DCIM & monitoring tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of power, cooling & remote management found in datacenters

  • Experience with Cisco and other switches

  • Experience with Dell, HP, Lenovo, Cisco and other servers

  • Experience of running an engineering/test lab

  • Knowledge of server virtualization

  • Windows System Administration including PowerShell and Active Directory

  • Network analysis tools (Wire Shark, TCT dump, N-Map, etc)

  • Experience with upgrading server hardware (memory, NICs, HDs etc.)

Personal Qualities we look for

  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational, problem solving and communication skills

  • Self-motivated individual

  • Carry a cell phone, respond to after hour's datacenter problems. Occasional system maintenance will require after hours or weekend work

  • Clarity of thought when under pressure  

  • Pride, ownership, and accountability for your work

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, ever evolving, and challenging environment

  • Work effectively with minimal direction or supervision for day-to-day tasks and communicate outcomes

  • The ability to remain calm and work effectively during service impacting incidents

  • Ability to handle multiple projects at any given time

  • Ability to communicate effectively with contractors who may perform maintenance or upgrade work on these systems

Functional Area:


Cloud Ops

What you’re looking for:
Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits
We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Education assistance
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

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